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From Cynic <>
Subject Re: Win32 Build Process Broken
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2001 07:50:37 GMT
At 09:18 8/16/2001, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote the following:
>From: "Sebastian Bergmann" <>
>Sent: Thursday, August 16, 2001 2:03 AM
>> Jerry Baker wrote:
>> > All better. Thanks.
>>   Hm, it bails on a missing 'awk' executable here. I'll search for
>>   a Win32 port of it now and try again.
>>   Just curious: Why is awk now needed on Win32?
>Actually, bison and awk will soon be required, but not for final distros 
>(I HOPE!) only for intermediate builds from CVS.  But the SSL bison output
>is stored in CVS, so it doesn't frequently have to be regenerated (although
>the win32 project will now do so, when required.)

Sed has been required to build Apache on NT since I started doing it,
and you need bison to build PHP, so I don't think awk is a problem.

>Someday soon, awk will be manditory, once .dsp files are also auto-generated ...
>The evil alternative is to force everyone to install WSH at several MB :(

Please don't even think about it. :)
And the eyes of them both were opened and they saw that their files
were world readable and writable, so they chmoded 600 their files.
    - Book of Installation chapt 3 sec 7 

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